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Re: Is there any way to refuse Janitor changes in team git?

Hi Jelmer,

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 06:35:13PM +0000, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 07:05:28PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > from time to time purely random packages (recently ctdconverter) recive
> > changes by janitor in Git.  I consider this totally useless in the case
> > of Debian Med team maintained packages.  We are usually calling
> > routine-update before uploading which also calls the same scripts like
> > Janitor.  Its just an extra effort to check merge requests.  Real merge
> > requests might get lost in automatic janitor changes.  So I would love
> > to stop those janitor changes in our team repository since these are not
> > really helpful.
> Sorry about that - they're meant to be helpful, rather than a source
> of annoyance.

To be clear about this:  The command line tools used by the janitor are
considered extremely helpful.  Lintian-brush became a fixed part of our
workflow.  But since we do it anyway automatically any extra merging or
checking for merge requests is just an extra step we would love to avoid.
> I've added the debian-med-packaging alioth list maintainer address
> (as used by ctdconverter) to the opt-out list, which means that no new
> merge proposals will be created. Please follow up privately if you'd
> like me to add more addresses.

Please also add r-pkg-team@alioth-lists.debian.net to the opt-out list.
> The FAQ that Otto quoted has details on how to opt out (and other
> questions) and is linked from merge proposals, but the link is
> admittedly a somewhat hidden at the moment (under the anchor
> text "The Debian Janitor") - I'll change it to be called out more
> explicitly.

In case it was not clear by my mail:  Your QA work is highly appreciated
in general - its just the integration into our workflow which is not

Kind regards



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